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The Young Shakespeare Players-East will present six January performances of "King Henry IV, Part 1" in January at the Shea Theater in Turners Falls. Above, YSPE actors perform in one of the group's most recent productions. Submitted photo 
TURNERS FALLS — The Young Shakespeare Players-East have announced that their fall/winter production of “King Henry IV, Part 1” will be presented in January at the Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A. Many fans count “King Henry” as their favorite of Shakespeare’s works, particularly for its comedy and...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration on Thursday announced the Commonwealth has been named the most energy efficient state in the nation by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for the seventh consecutive year. Massachusetts continues to receive top marks for its...
ERVING — The selectboard will meet Monday, Oct. 2, at 6:30 p.m., at the town hall, with the following agenda: Old business — Erving center traffic safety updates; Erving Industries third party wastewater agreement. New business — Elected officials recall bylaw discussion; fiscal year 2018...
ATHOL — The Friends of the Athol Council on Aging will hold a quarterly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center, 82 Freedom St. Prior to the meeting, there will be a free pizza lunch for Friends members and guests.  Call the Athol Council on Aging at 978 249-8986 to...
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident on Green Street at 3:55 p.m., Thursday. Vehicles operated by Christopher LeBlanc, of 129 Estabrook St.; and Nicole L. O’Rourke, of 70 Laurel St., were involved. One vehicle backed into the other. Damage was under $1,000. The parties exchanged...
ATHOL — The following new items are available for check out from the Children’s Room at the Athol Public Library: Picture Books: Fly Guy’s Big Family by Tedd Arnold; I Love You Like A Pig by Mac Barnett; When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor; Back To School With Bigfoot by Samantha Berger; Tinyville...
Members of Roots and Sprouts, the Village School's parent-child group, are pictured having snack together in the preschool room. The group, which is open to infants and toddlers up to age 4, will meet for six Wednesdays beginning Oct. 4, from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. School photo
ROYALSTON — Roots and Sprouts, a parent-child group for infants and toddlers up to age 4, will run for six Wednesdays beginning Oct. 4, from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m., at the Village School on Royalston Common. Parents and guardians of young children can gather with other parents and their young...
BOSTON — An audit released Wednesday by State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump found that as of February 2017, the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board (SORB) did not have a current address for 1,769 convicted sex offenders, of which 936 had never been classified. The failure to classify these 936...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts State Senate on Monday released its MassMoves report highlighting residents’ priorities for a forward-thinking 21st century vision for the Commonwealth’s transportation system. The Senate launched the MassMoves initiative as part of the Commonwealth Conversations Tour...
Local singer/songwriter Hillary Chase, who grew up in Orange and performs in and around western Massachusetts, will be the featured act at the Petersham Friday Market on Sept. 29. Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — Local singer/songwriter Hillary Chase will perform at the Petersham Friday Market on Sept. 29, from 3 to 6 p.m.  Chase, who grew up in Orange and is a 2014 graduate of Bennington College, performs in and around western Massachusetts. She performed Sept. 24 at the Garlic and Arts...

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